Position Details
Reference Number 17525
Position Title Property Officer Open Space Acquisition
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Department Corporate Services Department
Branch Governance & Property
Location Coburg Civic Centre, 90 Bell Street Coburg
Banding Level Band 7
Salary $93,756.41 to $104,911.71
Hours Per Fortnight 76.00
Position Summary
  • 2 Year Maximum Term Position
  • Full Time / Monthly RDO

Moreland City Council is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced Senior Property Officer to lead and deliver Council’s “A Park Close to Home” Framework (http://www.moreland.vic.gov.au/park-close-to-home).

This large and diverse community services organisation is located in Melbourne’s inner north and employs over 900 staff, across multiple locations. The organisation is highly regarded for its value driven leadership which is lived everyday by the CEO and leadership team.

The 'Park Close to Home' Framework is a plan to fill open space gaps in Moreland. It is a framework to create and improve access to open space in the areas that need it most within the Moreland municipality. Reporting to the Property Coordinator, you will own the delivery of the Framework and be responsible for securing public open space in accordance with this Framework to meet the needs of the growing community. To achieve this you will possess excellent analytical and planning skills, and bring strong communication and collaboration skills to coordinate, drive and inspire and enhance service team performance to deliver the outcomes of the Park Close to Home framework.  You will have experience across property and development sectors and have experience in buying and selling land. You are known for your collaborative approach to the way you work.

Applicants must respond to the key selection criteria contained in the position description.

At Moreland City Council we provide our employees with every opportunity to enjoy a work-life balance, employer-supported study assistance schemes, salary sacrifice and extensive opportunities for training and career development.


Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background.

Selection Criteria Desirable: A degree or diploma in Local Government, Project Management and/or relevant property field, or a lesser formal qualification with extensive relevant experience.

Desirable: Previous experience undertaking land transactions (buying, selling, leasing, and creating easements) within in a property related Local Government or legislative environment.

Essential: Exercise judgement and problem-solving abilities through the application of specialised professional skills, where methods procedures, processes are generally developed from theory or precedent.

Essential: Highly-developed written, oral and listening communication skills.

Essential: Ability to resolve problems with clients, members of the public and other employees in the administration of broadly defined activities through research, negotiation, teamwork and the development of strong stakeholder relationships.

Essential: Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of complex issues and projects concurrently with minimal supervision.

Desirable: Knowledge of and familiarity with the principles and practices of budgeting and relevant accounting and financial procedures.
Contact Person Fay O'Reilly
Contact Number 92402323
Closing Date 23/07/2018
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